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Cybersecurity Economics Luncheon Series Honors Smith School Professors Gordon & Loeb

Apr 01, 2006
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The Computer Security Institute (CSI) has established the Gordon, Loeb and Lucyshyn Cybersecurity Economics Luncheon Series in recognition of the important research being conducted by Lawrence A. Gordon, Martin P. Loeb and William Lucyshyn related to the "economic aspects of cyber and computer security." Gordon and Loeb are professors in the Smith School of Business' accounting and information assurance department, and the authors of the highly acclaimed new book from McGraw-Hill entitledManaging Cybersecurity Resources: A Cost-Benefit Analysis. William Lucyshyn is the director of research in the Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise in the School of Public Policy.

The objective of the Gordon, Loeb and Lucyshyn Cybersecurity Economics Luncheon Series is to hold periodic luncheons, at various locations, focused on timely topics related to cybersecurity economics. On April 27, Marianne M. Emerson, director of the Federal Reserve Board's Division of Information Technology, will be the first Luncheon Speaker. The topic of her luncheon talk is "The Role of Penetration Testing in Creating a Secure Enterprise" and it will be held at the Samuel Riggs Alumni Center at the University of Maryland, College Park.

The Computer Security Institute is a global organization dedicated to training the information, computer and network security professional. For more information about the Luncheon Series, contact Lawrence A. Gordon (lgordon@rhsmith.umd.edu).

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